|Radical Futures of the Book - Shaping San Francisco|
One of the two major bookstore chains in the US is on the verge of collapse, even as authors are being abandoned by publishers to go "indie" via Kindle and iPad. The ebook (r)evolution is here, but its course is not yet chartedâwill the dinosaurs of New York's publishing industry go extinct, and what new species of publication and publisher will emerge? And will writers be able to make a living...not that most of them are doing that even now! Join science fiction writers Terry Bisson, Nick Mama...
Keywords: E-book; pdf; Kindle; Amazon; publishing; books; self-publishing; New York publishing; agents
|Pier 70, Transforming 19th Century Ironworks to a 21st Century ... ? - Shaping San Francisco|
Ralph Wilson, Jasper Rubin, and artist Wendy MacNaughton in a wide-ranging critical look at the history and plans for the oldest industrial buildings west of the Mississippi River, the launchpad for much of the U.S.'s imperial fleet in the late 19th and early 20th century. Increasingly derelict over the past few decades, but still home to the last drydock in San Francisco, big plans are afoot. Join critics, analysts, and artists for a closer look.
Keywords: Pier 70; San Francisco; waterfront; shoreline; Union Iron Works; Bethlehem Steel; shipyards; docks
|Imprisoned But Unbowed: Struggles of Incarcerated Women - Shaping San Francisco|
(This Talk's recording started about 5 minutes in, after the introduction. The first voice is Sin Sirocco.) A panel of ex-cons discussing the myriad ways resistance continues and perseveres behind bars, and how such herstories are, or are not, recorded and celebrated. Featuring: Ida McCray, former black conscious feminist prisoner. Supporter of love and life for all: present educator; lifetime involvement to make a better world gang; Rita Bo Brown has been a prison abolitionist for 40 years...
Keywords: jail; prisons; Prison-Industrial Complex; women; feminism; Black Panthers; Hunters Point Riot; Bayview-Hunters Point; Seattle; crime
|Save the News - Shaping San Francisco|
Newsrooms are hamstrung by the business practices of Wall Street and Big Media, even as newspaper circulation declines and TV news continues the race to the bottom. Both the San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury News recently laid off large portions of their newsroom staff. The Internet is vulnerable to the same marketplace compromises. Explore alternative business models to ensure journalism remains a lively piece of our civic life...
Keywords: media; journalism; newspapers; radio; newsrooms; resources; Wall Street; corporatization
|Art & Politics: Rebar, April 24 2013 - Shaping San Francisco|
In recent years, much has made about the opposition between urban strategies and urban tactics. One is supposedly rooted in technocratic control of the city by a planning elite, the other is the response of artists and activists determined to reclaim the right to an environment generated by, and for, citizens themselves. Rebar has explored this territory through tactical urban interventions -- both sactioned and unsanctioned -- but is also interested in going beyond the simple opposition between...
Keywords: design; tactical urbanism; urbanism; public space; park(ing) day; intervention; art; commons; cooperation
|Jet Martinez: Art & Politics talk - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
San Francisco-based muralist Jet Martinez talks about Art & Politics as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. Martinez hails from Mexico originally, and he paints magical realist images of nature, incorporating metallic paints and repetitive geometric patterns (that in turn evoke both pre-industrial textiles and industrially homogenous designs) with natural forms from trees, leaves, and more.
Keywords: art; politics; Shaping San Francisco; Talks; murals; magic realism
|Public Commons vs. Corporate Privatization - Shaping San Francisco|
With Mayor Newsom trying to give away the cityâs wi-fi space to a corporate consortium, efforts by Bechtel and other private contractors to take over our public water system, the ongoing scandal of PG&E selling us our own âpublicâ power and their current efforts to take over alternative power, incessant pressure to privatize the public schools, a national culture that blindly accepts corporate interests as preferable to public interests, weâll talk about how the San Francisco Bay Area can be...
Keywords: Corporate personhood; democracy; economics; community control; public interest; Green Party
|Bicycling in San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco|
A Shaping San Francisco Talk held at CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission at 9th in San Francisco on Wed. Oct. 21, 7:30pm 17 years of Critical Mass and 10,000 members of the Bike Coalition? what's right, what's not with the way bicycling and bicycling politics is developing at the end of the first decade of the 21st century? A broad discussion of bicycle etiquette, transportation and urban design, equipment and safety (good engineering vs...
Keywords: bicycling; bicycles; San Francisco Bicycle Coalition; bike boulevards; Critical Mass; red lights; helmets; courtesy; road rage; street design
|Art and Politics / Jess Curtis: Body of Work - Shaping San Francisco|
Dancer, Choreographer, and Director, Jess Curtis is interviewed by celebrated Bay Area choreographer Joanna Haigood. Together they will explore Jess' nearly three decades of body-based experiments through peformance and teaching. Like Jess' dancing this will be a night investigating the 'embodied intellect'. Short video clips will be interspersed with smart conversation about the theory and practice of Curtis' Body of Work...
Keywords: Dance; body; embodiment; communication; politics; art; performance; circus; gesture
|Art & Politics: Brian Barneclo - Shaping San Francisco|
San Francisco artist and muralist Brian Barneclo is all about making connections. In his Systems and Foodchain murals, bold images in motion - almost like stills from a film - link natural and creative processes to show complex processes of interconnectivity. From Nopa to Shotwell to Mission Bay to iPad cases, Brian's quick and direct strokes amplify the cityscape with one of his own creation. Come have a conversation with Brian as he shows and talks about his work with us.
Keywords: art; murals; public space
|Enforcing the Silence discussion - Shaping San Francisco|
Tony Nguyen's "Enforcing the Silence" documentary tells the story of the 1981 assassination of Lam Duong, founder of the Vietnamese Youth Development Center in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Within days of Lamâs murder, news spread that a shadowy, anti-communist group had claimed responsibility, sending a chilling message to Vietnamese refugees everywhere: stay in line with your political views or risk death...
Keywords: Vietnam; Vietnam war; refugees; Tenderloin; San Francisco; assassination
|Before (and after) the Car: Shaping San Francisco's Transit History - Shaping San Francisco|
A vivid account of how San Franciscans moved around this peninsula through time: walking through the sand, horse-drawn stagecoaches, Clipper Ships and Shanghaiing, cable cars, ghosts of train routes and former freeways, plus the role of mass bicycle rides in both the 19th and 20th centuries. Presented by Chris Carlsson
Keywords: transit; transportation; wind power; horsecars; cable cars; streetcars; Key System; trains; bicycles; cyclers; 1890s
|Le Tank Solaire - Shaping San Francisco|
Satirical radio advertisement for "Le Tank Solaire", the solar-powered defense strategy for the 1970s and 1980s, prepared by members of the Union of Concerned Commies.
Keywords: tank; solar; Chrys-is-ler Corp; satire
|Reel Hood Heroes: Conscious Youth Media Crew - Shaping San Francisco|
We present another night of Conscious Youth Media Crew's latest collection of films by youth, "Reel Hood Heroes", chronicles the lives of everyday heroes who work to create a brighter future for the young people in our San Francisco and Bay Area communities. Conscious Youth Media Crew encourages youth to become life-long learners and positive, productive community members. Through our unique San Francisco-based digital multimedia training program, youth participants learn multimedia arts and fil...
Keywords: Mission; youth; video; Hunter's Point; Bayview; South of Market; United Playaz; Carecen; Violence Prevention
|U.S. Social Forum: Detroit, June 2010 - Shaping San Francisco|
Join us for an information and strategies session on the subject of the upcoming US Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June.Â Discussion will include a brief history of the Social Forums and a discussion of the role and uses of the US Social Forum in particular by members of groups from the Bay Area planning to participate.Â California Student Movement politics will also be in the mix. Moderator: Kathy Wallerstein...
Keywords: Social Forum; World Social Forum; Detroit; student movement; UC; CSU; Community Colleges; workshops; Another US is necessary; Another World is Possible
|Charles H Kerr Publishing Co. and Wisconsin's 21st century politics - Shaping San Francisco|
Founded in 1886 by Unitarian (who moved rapidly leftwards!) Charles H. Kerr, the Charles H Kerr Publishing Co. has been a mainstay of non-sectarian left publishing, and culture since its inception. The first to publish Marx's Capital in English, and the pre-eminent publisher of the IWW for the last century, please join Kerr Co. biographer Allen Ruff in interrogating, analyzing and celebrating the previous 115, and looking forward to the next...
Keywords: Charles H. Kerr publishing; Midwest radicalism; Wisconsin; Madison; public workers; occupations
|Art & Politics: Favianna Rodriguez - Shaping San Francisco|
Favianna Rodriguez has been making art to make change for years. She will present remarkable posters, illustrations, stickers and more, and talk about art and politics, in the concluding event of our solo artist shows this season.
Keywords: art; activism; Latina; illustrations; posters; social movements
|Art & Politics: Doug Minkler - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Doug Minkler was one of the first political artists to embrace the Mac and heâs been making scathing collages and edgy, often hilarious posters for several decades. See his solo show and find out how heâs kept himself going all these years!
Keywords: Art; politics; labor; movements; left wing; social services; social movements; expressionism; collage
|Hugh D'Andrade: Art & Politics - Shaping San Francisco|
Hugh will present a slideshow of his diverse body of work, ranging from rock posters to anti-war flyers to original paintings, and talk about the ways his politics have informed his artâand vice versa. Recorded October 17, 2007 as part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE in San Francisco.
Keywords: art; politics; bicycling; copyright; copyleft; commons; illustration
|The Trouble with Voting - Shaping San Francisco|
Does voting matter? Do you urge everyone around you to vote? What kinds of power do we gain or lose by participating in elections? What else can we do? Weâll hear from folks who believe in representative democracy, those who propose reforms, and those who reject it outright. Michael Med-o Whitson, Natasha Marsh (Calif League of Young Voters), James Rucker (colorofchange.org). Recorded Oct. 10, 2007 at CounterPULSE, part of the Shaping SF Talks series.
Keywords: voting; elections; representative democracy; direct democracy; reforms
|Art & Politics: S.F. Print Collective - Shaping San Francisco|
The S.F. Print Collective has been postering striking silk-screened images on the cityâs walls for years, speaking to politics, police, immigration, and much more. Slides and discussion from several of the Collectivistas... http://www.sfprintcollective.com/ Recorded Oct. 8, 2008 at CounterPULSE, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Keywords: art; politics; anti-eviction; housing; social movements; immigration; police
|Literary North Mission Nov 13 2013 - Shaping San Francisco|
Art & Politics: Literary Treasures of the North MissionPoets, painters, writers, and other cultural and literary denizens of the single-room-occupancy hotels of the North Mission, especially the Royan, the Crown, the Albion, and others, will be remembered, regaled, and recited. San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia reminisces and recites, bringing in literary heroes of the past decades.
Keywords: Literary San Francisco; poets; poetry; Valencia; 16th Street; North Mission; Royan Hotel; Albion Hotel; Jack Micheline; Harold Norse
|Art & Politics: Rigo - Shaping San Francisco|
Rigo 95, Rigo 23, Rigo Rigo Rigo! Heâll be here to give us a taste of his amazing work, from huge mosaics and building-size murals, street sign satires, and commemorative sculptures. Come and meet one of the giants of our local scene, who also happens to be an international star too, and yet is one of the most relaxed people youâll ever meet.
Keywords: murals; sculpture; public art
|Unsettlers: Migrants, Homies, and Mammas in the MissionMay 8 2013 Unsettlers - Shaping San Francisco|
In Adriana Camarena's new work the most precarious residents of the Mission are the central storytellers. Theirs are historic tales of Californian daily life: Indigenous migrants on their day off from construction or cooking on the line, watch movies inside their shared group apartments. Parents, raising children in the Mission, fend off poverty by working hard, with the result that their dutifulness sometimes translates into absence for their kids...
Keywords: Mission District; gentrification; displacement; Homies; Migrants; immigration; mothers; sorrows; gun violence; drugs; crime
|Nowtopia - Shaping San Francisco|
Chris Carlsson introduces his new book at CounterPULSE, April 9, 2009: "Nowtopia: How Pirate Programmers, Outlaw Bicyclists, and Vacant-Lot Gardeners Are Inventing the Future Today"... this is a bit over an hour, and it's entirely a reading from the contents of the book to an audience of about 80 friends.
Keywords: Nowtopia; gardening; utopia; bicycling; programming; biofuels; Burning Man
|Prohibition: Then and Now - Shaping San Francisco|
A Shaping San Francisco talk held on January 13, 2010: Comparing the alcohol Prohibition of the 1920s-30s to the contemporary prohibition on marijuana. With Dick Boyd, author of "Broadway, North Beach, The Golden Years: A Saloon Keeper's Tales" and former owner of Pierre's, a bar in North Beach from 1960-65, Sean Lavon Nash, and Michael Whitson, a marijuana prohibition expert.
Keywords: prohibition; alcohol; temperance; drugs; marijuana; pot; medical marijuana; medicalization; legalization; decriminalization; cultural practices; racism
|Mayday 1971 first-hand account - Shaping San Francisco|
Phoned-in first-hand account broadcast on KPFA during the May 5, 1971 Mayday riot in downtown San Francisco. Digitized from reel-to-reel tape recorded by H.K. Yuen.
Keywords: riot; police; violence; 1971; May Day; radio; KPFA; Vietnam
|Russell Howze/Stencil Nation Art & Politics - Shaping San Francisco|
With dynamically illustrated perspectives across the art form, hundreds of photographs and numerous essays have been curated by StencilArchive.orgâs founder, Russell Howze. Stencil Nation builds upon published works to give the most extensive and up-to-date history of stencil art, as well as how-to tips from the artists. Recorded April 15, 2009 at CounterPULSE, part of Shaping San Francisco's ongoing Art & Politics Talks series.
Keywords: art; politics; stencils; graffiti; murals; urban art; street art
|Outspoken Authors Speak Out - Shaping San Francisco|
Shaping San Francisco Talks series, Oct 14 2010: Kim Stanley Robinson, Terry Bisson, Gary Phillips. It's only a story; or is it? Fantasy, Science Fiction and Noir conspire as three of PM Press's Outspoken Authors series discuss the problems, pitfalls and possibilities of writing fiction from a revolutionary perspective. Kim Stanley Robinson is the Hugo-winning author of Red Mars and Galileoâs Dream...
Keywords: Writing; novels; politics; revolution; noir; crime; science fiction; genre; science
|History of the Future - Shaping San Francisco|
with Starhawk, Megan Prelinger, and Chris Carlsson. Megan Prelinger's book "Another Science Fiction" takes a whimsical look at how the Space Race was promoted during its heyday 1957-62, offering a pointed look into a twisted type of corporate "utopian" thinking that informed a whole generation. Meanwhile, Starhawk's "The Fifth Sacred Thing" and Chris Carlsson's "After The Deluge" both present alternative utopian futures for San Francisco a century or more in the future...
Keywords: Utopia; urbanism; ecology; revolution; future; dystopia; space; NASA; Mars; San Francisco
|Anti-Systemic Knowledge: Learning from the Global South - Shaping San Francisco|
A talk on the coloniality of power and knowledge, transmodernity, border knowledge, indigenous socialism and the socialization of power, solidarity economies, and other contemporary practices, theories and radical political alternatives emerging from the Global South. The panelists will discuss autonomous self-activity in Venezuela, Amazonian social forums, poly-culturality, global indigenous movements, the conditions and politics of knowledge production during the early colonization of the Amer...
Keywords: Indigenous movements; theory; exteriority; mestizo; anti-colonialism; socialism; modernism
|Centennial Anniversary! Women Get the Vote! - Shaping San Francisco|
2011 marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in California, making it the sixth state, or the Sixth Star, to recognize women as political actors. Learn more about these women, their collective organizing strategies, the nexus between movements, voting, and class issues, the connection to Spiritualism in the United States, and their previous attempt in 1896 to convince voting men to amend the State Constitution...
Keywords: Women; suffrage; voting; vote; spiritualism; temperance; San Francisco; Sixth Star
|Art & Politics: Mona Caron - Shaping San Francisco|
Inaugurating a new âthird Wednesdaysâ series at CounterPULSE, Mona Caron will present a slide show of her famous murals and many other works, talking about the politics of her art, and her ideas about the relationship of art and politics.
Keywords: murals; art; politics; painting; Switzerland; Intragna; Mona Caron
|Susan Greene: Art & Politics - Shaping San Francisco|
Susan Greene is a public artist, activist, educator and clinical psychologist. Her practice straddles a range of cultural arenas, focusing on borders, migrations, decolonization and memory. Greene is one of four Jewish American women artists who in 1989 founded the ongoing âBreak the Silence Mural Projectâ in solidarity with Palestine. This was part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE, held May 27, 2009.
Keywords: Art; politics; murals; borders; migrations; decolonization; Palestine; Israel
|Shaping San Francisco March 10th, 2010 - Shaping San Francisco|
Socially Engaged Printmaking Today Wed., March 10, 7:30 pm, Free A dozen political print and poster makers gatherd to discuss Josh MacPhee's new book Paper Politics, as well as the current state of political graphics making: What are we doing? Why? And is it working? Short presentations by a couple of the artists followed by a large roundtable discussion with audience participation. Co-sponsored by PM Press.
Keywords: Shaping; San; Francisco; SSF; Chris; Carlsson; CounterPULSE; Forum; Art; Politics; Environment; History
|Ecology Emerges: Harold Gilliam - Shaping San Francisco|
Longtime environmental writer and journalist Harold Gilliam sits down for an Ecology Emerges interview conducted by Chris Carlsson, Nov. 2 2009, covering his life from childhood in Los Angeles to his time at the Interior Dept. in Washington during the early 1960s, to his many years at the SF Chronicle. Gilliam was a witness to the founding of Save the Bay, he was a reporter on the freeway revolt, and helped prevent a bridge being built from Telegraph Hill to Angel Island.
Keywords: ecology; journalism; Save the Bay; Interior Department
|Ten Years: Political Posters, Lost Murals and Underground Comix in the 1970s - Shaping San Francisco|
A dramatic visual presentation of the lost murals, forgotten political posters, and underground comix made in San Francisco during the 1970s, based on visual essays in Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78 book, with Lincoln Cushing, Tim Drescher, and Jay Kinney.
Keywords: murals; 1970s; political posters; public art; comics; underground comix
|Rebooting the Rainbow - Shaping San Francisco|
In the 1960s the Black Panther Party for Self Defense joined with the Puerto Rican Young Lords and the poor White Young Patriots Organization in the Original Rainbow Coalition (pre-Jessie Jackson). The model of "organize your own but fight together" was an attempt to build broad unity in dispossessed communities while dealing with the realities of racialized capitalism head-on. Come join a discussion of this history and what its going to take to keep the 99% together for the long-haul...
Keywords: Rainbow Coalition; Black Panther Party; Young Lords; Young Patriots; I Wor Kuen; Los Siete de la Raza; 1970s; racism; anti-racism; Marxism-Leninism; Maoism; leftwing; occupy
|Movement, Generation, and Moments of Excess, March 16, 2011 - Shaping San Francisco|
"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make." - William Morris With the apparent end of one era and the dawning of a new â and unknown one â we thus turn our attention to the question of inheritance and new generations. We want to think about the way political generations form, and whether the experience of past generations can play a useful role in this...
Keywords: anti-globalization; activism; summits; Free Association; radical politics; PM Press; Shaping SF; CounterPULSE; revolution
|Haiti: Gender and Continuity in the midst of Disaster - Shaping San Francisco|
What is the general situation in post-earthquake Haiti? How does disaster particularly affect women and girls, gender issues, and culture? What are the courses of action for victims of gender-based violence in temporary encampments for over a million people left homeless by the earthquake. With so many schools destroyed, how do students get access to education? With Nadege Clitandre, founder and director of Haiti Soleil, which focuses on youth development and empowerment through the creation of ...
Keywords: Haiti; Disaster; Feminism; Women; UN; NGOs; violence; self-direction; self-organization; art; reconstruction
|The Health Epidemic: Therapy Society and Eroding Public Health: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Continuing the discussion on the crisis in health care with Q&A among the panel and the audience. Chris Carlsson, Bill Mosca, Adrienne Pine, and Jason Blantz
Keywords: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
|Remembering Los Siete Dec 4 2013 - Shaping San Francisco|
The seven young men who became iconic heroes of San Francisco's left and Latino political ferment in the 1970s were eventually acquitted of murder. While the campaign to defend them led to an explosion of social organizing, we know little about how these men's lives developed in the years that followed, losing track of real people in the mists of political legitimacy and hero-worship.Vero Majano takes a look at what happened to Los Siete in the decades since the famous trial, and gives us a cha...
Keywords: Los Siete; La Raza; Latino; San Francisco; Mission; 1970s; New Left; brown power; daily life; Irish; Italians; gentrification
|Education Crisis: Radical Responses - Shaping San Francisco|
Education Crisis/Radical Responses Shaping San Franciscio Talk series, Sept. 29, 2010. From the crisis in the California universities to the steady destruction of public schools, weâre in the epicenter of a storm that spans the globe as neoliberalist politicians and the interests they serve seem determined to make education a precious commodity that is no longer a bedrock of democratic society. Come and discuss radical responses to this crisis, leading to the big October 7 Day of Action, with C...
Keywords: education; university; debt; college; occupation; strike; classrooms; teaching; students; crisis
|11 Ten Years--Gaceta Sandinista - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from Alejandro Murguia's essay "Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Sandinistas; newspapers; Gaceta Sandinista; Mission
|Hearing the City: Evolution of Radio - Shaping San Francisco|
From AM radio (the first mass media) before WWII and how it shaped San Francisco, Auto Row AM-radio to the 1960s underground FM radio to the present era of podcasting, we will trace the paths of media, technology, audience and producers. Joe Lerer (KFRC and KSAN), Monkey (PirateCat Radio), George Epileptic (KUSF) and Chris Carlsson (Shaping San Francisco. Recorded January 14, 2009 at CounterPULSE, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series).
Keywords: radio; AM; FM; web; broadcast; community; media; underground
|Bristol Radical History Group - Shaping San Francisco|
Roger Wilson of the Bristol Radical History group gives a wide-ranging Talk covering 17th and 18th century history around Bristol, England, including a debunking of the common narrative of the anti-slavery movement, putting the working people of England back into the saga. He also gives a fresh look of the mass riots of 1831, and brings the interventions of the Bristol Radical History Group in our era into the unfolding of "history from below." If you want to find out what unites a 17th Century ...
Keywords: History from below; riots; England; Britain; anti-slavery
|Art & Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today - Shaping San Francisco|
A dozen political print and poster makers gather to discuss Josh MacPhee's new book Paper Politics, as well as the current state of political graphics making: What are we doing? Why? And is it working? Short presentations by a couple of the artists will be followed by a large roundtable discussion. Audience participation is encouraged. Co-sponsored by PM Press.
Keywords: Printmaking; Politics; Lithography; Art; graphics; screenprinting; silkscreen; political art
|Ten Years: Los Siete, Sandinistas, Mujeres Muralistas - Shaping San Francisco|
A discussion of Missoin District politics in the 1970s based on three contributions to the anthology "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," featuring edtiro Chris Carlsson, and authors Alejandro Murguia, Patricia Rodriguez, and Dr. Jason Ferreira.
Keywords: Mission; Sandinistas; Murals; Mujeres Muralistas; Los Siete; Black Panthers; Third Worldism
|Unsettlers: El Cabe - Shaping San Francisco|
In Adriana Camarena's new work the most precarious residents of the Mission are the central storytellers. In this, the latest presentation of her ongoing work-in-progress, she tells the story of El Cabe, accompanied by Los Alegres del Bajio. Her project covers a range of historic tales of Californian daily life: Indigenous migrants on their day off from construction or cooking on the line, watch movies inside their shared group apartments...
Keywords: migration; border; desert crossing; Guadalajara; Los Angeles; Mexico; Cesar Chavez; trust; storytelling
|Art & Politics: Eric Drooker HOWL and More - Shaping San Francisco|
A Slide Lecture by Eric Drooker, who designed animation for the recent film, "Howl," and the new book, "Howl: A Graphic Novel," written by Alan Ginbserg. (Accompanied by the artist on a variety of musical instruments.) A visual and musical tour through Eric's years of graphic work for the New Yorker, street protests, and Alan Ginsberg, including a visit to the West Bank.
Keywords: art; politics; HOWL; Alan Ginsberg; Beats; New Yorker; street protest; West Bank; apartheid wall; Israel